Billy Slater celebrates 300th game with Storm as other NRL stars play game of trading places

Billy Slater celebrates 300th game with Storm as other NRL stars play game of trading places

Updated March 16, 2018 06:22:41 Photo: Billy Slater is a rare reminder that one club champions still exist. (AAP: Colin Whelan) That Billy Slater will play his 300th NRL game on Saturday night is cause for warm celebration, surely even by those who still haven’t forgiven Melbourne Storm for its …

Australian play breaks the silence around abortion

Australian play breaks the silence around abortion

Posted March 22, 2018 09:32:06 Video: Emily Steel terminated her pregnancy at 19 weeks (ABC News) “When I heard about someone who had a late abortion I’d think, well, that’s not very clever, that’s not very responsible, is it?,” recites actress Tiffany Lyndall Knight. She’s wearing a blood-red bathing suit, …

Inner Demons: Sacrificing it all to play on an AFL women’s team

Inner Demons: Sacrificing it all to play on an AFL women’s team

Posted March 22, 2018 07:10:28 There’s no prize for coming third but it costs just as much in blood, sweat and tears. Photo: Melbourne Demons player Richelle ‘Rocky’ Cranston has taken two months off work as a landscaper to focus on football. (ABC News: Margaret Burin) “I want you to …

Foul play concerns after man reported missing from live cattle ship

Foul play concerns after man reported missing from live cattle ship

Updated March 21, 2018 14:57:12 Photo: The MV Galloway Express remains docked at the Port of Townsville while investigations continue. (ABC North Queensland: Tom Edwards) A man has gone missing at sea on board a live cattle export ship en route to Townsville in north Queensland, triggering an investigation into …

South Africa v Australia: Mitchell Starc expected to play third Test against Proteas despite injury

South Africa v Australia: Mitchell Starc expected to play third Test against Proteas despite injury

Updated March 21, 2018 09:36:35 Photo: Mitchell Starc has made solid progress recovering from a calf injury. (AP: Themba Hadebe) Related Story: Rabada set to keep his cool in Cape Town after Test ban lifted Mitchell Starc has been declared “right to go” by Australian teammate Nathan Lyon, with the …

South Africa v Australia: Proteas paceman Kagiso Rabada cleared to play after winning appeal against ban

South Africa v Australia: Proteas paceman Kagiso Rabada cleared to play after winning appeal against ban

Updated March 20, 2018 23:30:32 South African fast bowler Kagiso Rabada is available to play in the remainder of the Test series with Australia, after a successful appeal against a two-match ban over an incident in the second Test in Port Elizabeth. Rabada was originally found guilty of a level …